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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Creatonotos

Creatonotos transiens (Walker, 1855)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Sikkim
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Creatonotos Hübner, [1819] species known from India.
Creatonotos transiens (Walker, 1855). Indian subcontinent.  
Creatonotos gangis (Linnaeus, 1763). Indian subcontinent.
Creatonotos interrupta (Linnaeus, 1767). Indian subcontinent.

Creatonotos ananthakrishanani Kirti & Kaleka, 1999 is treated as a synonym of Creatonotos transiens
The Creatonotos gangis-interrupta is a species complex that needs to be investigated. 

References:
  1. OD: Spilosoma transiens Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 675; TL: Assam, Sylhet. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimens13brit/page/675/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Creatonotus transiens in Hampson, 1901. Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3:334. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid03brituoft/page/334/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Holloway, J. D. 1988. The Moths of Borneo. Part 6. Arctiidae: Syntominae, Euchomiinae, Arctiinae, Aganainae (to Noctuidae).
  4. Singh, Singh & Joshi, 2014. A Checklist of Subfamily Arctiinae (Erebidae: Noctuoidea: Lepidoptera) from India Rec. Zool. Survey India. Occ. Pap 367. Page 7 as Creatonotos (Phissama) transiens. Phissama transiens combination was published in Daniel, 1943.
  5. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1, pp 1-205. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 38, 38. 
  6. https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=517409
  7. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Creatonotos_Transiens
  8. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-6/arctiinae/arctiinae-5-1.php
  9. http://szmn.eco.nsc.ru/old/Lepidop/images/Creatonotos_transiens.htm

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Sondhi, S & Manoj, P. 2021. Creatonotos transiens (Walker, 1855). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/31032/Creatonotos-transiens
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